Election worker Al Becker watches as a man votes on Election Day - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2009 - Photo: David Goldman/Getty Images

L.I. Contends With Voting Issue Ahead Of Elections

They’re trying to bring back the old lever machines because a court order has the new optical scan machines impounded as votes are still being recounted from last month’s general elections.


A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Officials Call For Changes To NY Election Laws

A group of New York elected officials and voting advocates are calling for a package of reforms like early voting, same day registration and allowing New Yorkers to fill out ballots at home.


Elections technician Yolanda Santiago looks at returns at the Connecticut Secretary of the State's Office - Hartford, CT - Nov 5, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Hearing Tonight On Bridgeport Ballot Shortage

It took days after the November 3 election to determine that Democrat Dan Malloy had defeated Republican Tom Foley in the Connecticut Governor’s race.


AP Recalls Nod For Malloy In Conn. Gov Race

Connecticut’s race for governor was finally over Wednesday night. Or was it? Democrat Dan Malloy has been declared the winner, but Republican Tom Foley is refusing to concede.


Richard Blumenthal campaigns in Middletown, CT - Nov 1, 2010 - AP Photo/Stephan Savoia and Linda McMahon is seen after voting in Greenwich, CT - Nov 2, 2010 - AP Photo/Charles Krupa

Blumenthal Takes Out McMahon In Conn. Senate Battle

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was elected to the Senate on Tuesday in a bruising cage-fight of a campaign against pro wrestling mogul Linda McMahon, extending the Democrats’ hold on the seat.


NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 02: Todd Ferrara marks his ballot with daughter Julia, 8 months, at a Manhattan polling place November 2, 2010 in New York City. President Barack Obama's Democrats are facing challenges from Republicans nationwide as they attempt to seize control of Capitol Hill. In the New York state gubernatorial race, Democrat Andrew Cuomo is favored to defeat Republican Carl Paladino. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Tweet The Vote! Twitter Aids NYC Voters Election Day

Goodbye, “Rock the Vote.” Hello, “Tweet the Vote!” New York City residents are turning to the popular microblogging site as a soapdish to express their feelings about their voting experience on Election Day.

CBS New York–11/02/2010

Dan Malloy votes in Stamford, CT - Nov 2, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill and Tom Foley campaigns in West Hartford, CT - Nov 1, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Malloy Or Foley: CT Voters Pick New Governor

The major party candidates for Connecticut governor are both expressing confidence, as they try to get supporters to the polls.


A child sits on the floor while his father votes - Hazel Green, WI - Nov 2, 2004 - Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Are You Taking Your Kids To The Voting Booth?

Democrats, Republicans, elephants, donkeys – what better day to talk to your kids about the importance of voting and our political system than today!


Cuomo (L) , Paladino (R) (Photo/Getty Images)

Paladino, Cuomo Downplay Polls This Election

Paladino said the polls have it wrong, just as they did when they predicted he would lose to Rick Lazio in the Republican primary.


Election worker Al Becker watches as a man votes on Election Day - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2009 - Photo: David Goldman/Getty Images

New Push To Hold Election Day On Weekend

Some believe that holding Election Day on the weekend would increase voter turnout.


Manhattan polling place

80 Poll Sites Opened Late On NYC Primary Day

Voters reported multiple problems during the Sept. 14 primary, when New York state rolled out new automated voting machines for the first time.


New York City voters will consider term limits on the ballot for the November 2 election. (AP photo)

NYC Voters To Consider Term Limits On Nov. Ballot

It’s now the public’s turn to decide whether elected officials should stay in office for two or three consecutive terms.


A sign is seen at a polling place on Primary Day - Stamford, CT - Aug 10, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Polls Open On Primary Day In Connecticut

The polls have opened for Connecticut’s primary elections as voters begin choosing candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and various state and local races.

WCBS 880–08/10/2010

A voting machine is seen in Oakville, CT - Aug 8, 2006 - Photo: Bob Falcetti/Getty Images

Connecticut Primary Is Tuesday

Today is the last day to register. There are races for U.S. Senate and Governor.

WCBS 880–08/09/2010